Aged & Allied Health > Psychology

Paramedic PTSD double that of other health professionals

18 June, 2019

Paramedics are the 'forgotten profession' within health care, and are not receiving enough help to overcome psychological injuries caused by their work.


Fake psychologist charged $40K in fines, costs

10 April, 2019

Within two weeks of a conviction for similar behaviour, a counsellor again alleged he was a 'psychologist'.


Get your (globally recognised) game face on

23 January, 2019

A new study has found that, despite humans having hundreds of facial expressions, only 35 are universally recognised.


Collaboration is key in aged care

08 November, 2016 by AHHB

Collaboration is a word that is often used but not often enough put into practice.




Australian Mental Health Care Classification Consultation Paper Released

06 January, 2015 by Petrina Smith

The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) has released the first public consultation paper on the Development of the Australian Mental Health Care Classification.


Commonwealth Home Support Program Details Announced

19 December, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Details of the new Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP), which begins on 1 July 2015 have been announced by the Australian Government.


Australian-first Research into People Living with Dementia in Retirement Villages

24 September, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Living with dementia in retirement villages will be looked into for the first time with Alzheimer’s Australia NSW conducting a research project on whether people with dementia are well-supported in a village environment.



Southern Adelaide Health Alliance launches second round of projects

14 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The Southern Adelaide Health Alliance (SAHA) has launched its second round of projects which will focus on cancer survivorship, wound management and allergy services.


Aged care IT council launches vision for aged care

23 June, 2014 by ahhb

After nearly two years in the making the Aged Care Industry IT Council’s (ACIITC) Information and communications technology vision for the industry was recently launched by Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews. The event was very well attended with close to 90 representatives from industry, bureaucracy and federal parliamentarians.


Aboriginal and Torrest Strait Islander Health Leaders Call for Co-payment to be Scrapped

21 May, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Leaders from across Australia say the co-payment is against the principles of health equity outlined in the Statement of Intent to Close the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes.


Seniors Advised to Love Your Lungs

30 April, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Almost two-in-three Australian seniors maybe jeopardising their ‘golden years’ by not protecting against an often fatal lung infection, despite being at increased risk.1


ACSA Celebrates Removal of Commonwealth Building Certification Process for Residential Aged Care

19 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

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